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Colorado By Nature

A Tale of Two Mummies

Visit the Denver Museum of Nature & Science to learn how modern technology is unwrapping the secrets, both ancient and modern, of two Egyptian mummies.

Colorado By Nature: The Great Diamond Hoax

In 1872, a false claim that an area in northern Colorado contained diamonds nearly brought our young nation’s economy to its knees. But a century later, Mother Nature had the last laugh.


Colorado By Nature: Bristlecone Pines

Stroll through a grove of ancient trees whose twisted trunks have stood on Mt. Evans’ windswept slopes since the fall of the Roman Empire.


Colorado by Nature: Centuries of Changing Landscapes

From towering sand dunes to slimy seashores to lush rainforests, an exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science explores how the Front Range has changed over the last 300 million years.


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